Describing a reprimand




Describing a reprimand
I got chewed out. (informal)
I got = I’ve been, I was
 I got raked over the coals. (idiomatic)
I got hauled over the coals. (idiomatic)
 I got an earful.
 I was put through the wringer.
I was taken to task.
They let me off the hook this time. (idiomatic)
off the hook = free from an obligation or guilt
They let me off easy.
They let me off with just a warning.
 They let it slide.
They let it go.
 I just got a slap on the wrist.
a slap on the wrist = a mild punishment

Also:

I got my ass chewed out. (mildly vulgar)